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Public Forums for Chancellor Finalists

Oct 11, 2021

State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Trustees announced the schedule of the virtual public forums for the finalists in the SCCCD Chancellor Search. Students, faculty, staff, administrators and the community are invited to meet and learn more...

SCCCD and University of Phoenix Offer 3+1 Transfer Pathway Program for Bachelor of Science Degrees

Oct 7, 2021

State Center Community College District graduates can save money transferring their applicable credits towards a bachelor’s degree from University of Phoenix, thanks to a new agreement between the two institutions.

Covid-19 Vaccine Reporting Deadline Employee Instructions

Oct 4, 2021

State Center Community College District (SCCCD) is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning and working environment for all students and employees by requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition to enter any indoor space on district ...

Special Board of Trustees Meeting Sept 24 2021

Oct 1, 2021

If you were unable to attend the September 24, 2021 Special Board of Trustees meeting, here are some of the actions that took place.

Patriot Day - 20th Anniversary of "9/11"

Sep 10, 2021

Twenty years is a long time and yet, at least for some of us, the events of September 11, 2001 seem only yesterday.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Deadlines

Sep 9, 2021

State Center Community College District (SCCCD) is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning and working environment for all students and employees by requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition to enter any indoor space on District ...

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Vaccine Mandate Message from Chancellor Houston

Aug 26, 2021

The safety and health of all SCCCD students and employees is our top priority as we strive to ensure the continuous delivery of services to our students and community.

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SCCCD To Mandate Vaccinations Beginning October 15

Aug 24, 2021

At a special board meeting held August 23, 2021, State Center Community College District Trustees voted to mandate vaccines for students, employees, contractors, and visitors beginning October 15, 2021.

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Rescheduling Special Board Meeting - COVID-19 Mitigation

Aug 20, 2021

The Special Board Meeting scheduled for 8/20/2021 at 1 p.m. will be rescheduled due to participant capacity issues.

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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Aug 13, 2021

COVID-19 issue remains a rapid evolving situation. The District has made available a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page containing answers to General Mitigation Measures, Employee Quarantine and Isolation, and Instructor questions.

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Message from Chancellor Houston COVID Update

Aug 9, 2021

Update on COVID-19 and SCCCD safety protocols.

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Message from Chancellor Houston Requiring Indoor Facial Coverings

Aug 3, 2021

Health officials have found that the Delta Variant is more contagious than the first outbreak of COVID-19. Hospitalization cases are rising across the country, especially among those that remain unvaccinated.

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Facial Covering Details Update

Jul 21, 2021

Current information regarding requirements for face coverings for State Center Community College District faculty, staff, students and visitors.

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2020 Decennial Census Trustee Area Re-Districting

Jul 1, 2021

The District is required to review its trustee area boundaries to maintain a proper population balance every ten years, following the decennial census. The census data may reflect population shifts that require adjustments to the District’s internal tru...

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Juneteenth Becomes Federal Holiday

Jun 18, 2021

President Biden signed legislation establishing June 19, “Juneteenth”, as a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of legal slavery in the United States and has been celebrated annually in various parts of the country since 1865.

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Face Covering Details

Jun 18, 2021

Recent changes in requirements for face coverings.

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Facial Coverings

Jun 17, 2021

Beginning today, California is moving Beyond the Blueprint to safely and fully reopen the economy. Governor Newsom has terminated the executive orders that put into place the Stay Home Order and the Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

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Message from Chancellor Houston regarding facial coverings

Jun 1, 2021

According to the CDC, vaccinated people no longer need to wear facial coverings indoors or outdoors in most settings. You may be wondering what this means for SCCCD District employees as we begin to transition back to working onsite.

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Memorial Day 2021 Message From the Chancellor

May 27, 2021

Greetings Colleagues, The muffled drum's sad roll has beat The soldier's last Tattoo; No more on life's parade shall meet That brave and fallen few.

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Message from Chancellor Houston regarding Back to Work

May 18, 2021

On behalf of the SCCCD Board, with humility and pride, I thank all of you for your success in making the transition to working remotely.

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Remote Work and Return to Work

May 12, 2021

Many of State Center Community College District employees will continue to work remotely through July 4, 2021. Spring and summer classes will continue to be primarily taught online with some courses and programs that require interaction offered face-to...

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Covid-19 Vaccine Update April 2021

May 6, 2021

Although the District is not currently requiring students or employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition to entering District campuses or facilities, the District strongly encourages all faculty, staff, and students to voluntarily receive...

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Community Input Requested to Select New State Center Community College District Chancellor

May 5, 2021

State Center Community College District (SCCCD) has scheduled four virtual community forums to gather public input regarding the search for the next Chancellor. This search is underway as current Chancellor Dr. Paul Parnell retires on July 6, 2021 and D...

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Parking Permits

Mar 16, 2021

State Center Community College District will not be requiring a parking permit at any of the District or campus parking facilities through the fall 2021 semester.

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Interim CDC Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

Mar 12, 2021

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued new guidance for individuals who have been fully vaccinated with one of the three approved COVID-19 vaccines.

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SCCCD Board Names Interim Chancellor

Mar 2, 2021

State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Board President, Annalisa Perea, announced on March 2, 2021 the appointment of Dr. Douglas B. Houston to the position of Interim Chancellor effective May 1, 2021. SCCCD Chancellor, Dr. Paul Parnell will be...

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Vaccine Appointment Update 2/25/21

Feb 25, 2021

Employees who are interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine are encouraged to check their eligibility for a vaccine and an appointment on a daily basis at My Turn - California COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling & Notifications.

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Vaccine Update February 22, 2021

Feb 22, 2021

The status of vaccine availability is constantly changing and differs from county to county. This is what we know today.

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Reedley College COVID-19 Vaccinations

Feb 19, 2021

Reedley College will begin hosting COVID-19 vaccinations for Fresno County residents, Friday, February 19, with the staff from OptumServe administering 100 Pfizer vaccinations from Noon-7pm, or while supplies last. The amount of daily vaccinations avail...

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Chancellor Announces Retirement

Dec 15, 2020

It has been my privilege to serve as the Chancellor of State Center Community College District for the past 5 years. I want to thank all of you for partnering with me and entrusting me with the leadership of this District.

Dr. Paul Parnell

COVID-19 Update 12/3/2020

Dec 3, 2020

As COVID-19 infection rates continue to rise in the Central Valley and throughout the nation, we as a District, must collectively do our part to disrupt and slow the transmission of the novel coronavirus in order to protect our students, our employees, ...

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Governor Announcement

Dec 3, 2020

The Governor just announced a new three week regional stay at home order for the State.

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International Education Week

Nov 18, 2020

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

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Clovis Coach, CJ Albertson Sets World Record

Nov 18, 2020

CJ Albertson, cross country coach at Clovis Community College, has broken the 50 kilometer (31.07 miles) world record by one minute and eight seconds.

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SCCCD Board of Trustees Announce Appointment of Joseph S. Hebert to Personnel Commission

Nov 13, 2020

The State Center Community College District Board of Trustees named Joseph S. Hebert as the new SCCCD Personnel Commissioner. The announcement was made at the November 10, 2020 Board of Trustees meeting.

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McClarty Center for Fine and Performing Arts

Nov 12, 2020

Darden Architects, the creators of the state-of-the-art facility, received the “Award of Honor” for design from the Community College Facility Coalition (CCFC) November 12

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SCCCD Board of Trustees Announce Intention to Appoint Tou Lee as Personnel Commissioner

Sep 30, 2020

The State Center Community College District Board of Trustees announces that it intends to appoint Tou Lee to the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission.

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COVID-19 Update from Chancellor

Sep 29, 2020

Fresno County has moved to a less restrictive COVID-19 level for reopening. However, Madera County has not. State Center Community College District will remain primarily online with its classes.

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West Hills Chancellor Van Horn to Retire

Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Paul Parnell and SCCCD Board of Trustees congratulates West Hills Community College District Chancellor Dr. Stuart Van Horn on his upcoming retirement.

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State Center Community College District Chancellor Congratulation Message to Dr. Castro

Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Paul Parnell and SCCCD Board of Trustees congratulates Dr. Castro on being named Chancellor of the 23 California State University Campuses.

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Spring Semester Announcement from Chancellor Parnell

Aug 27, 2020

State Center Community College District has reached a decision on the spring semester. Spring classes will primarily be taught online with a few limited courses that require face-to-face interaction.

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

SCCCD MEDIA COVERAGE JULY 2020

Aug 24, 2020

SCCCD MEDIA COVERAGE JULY 2020

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Madera Community College

Jul 23, 2020

On July 20, 2020, The California Community Colleges Board of Governors voted unanimously to recognize Madera Community College (MCC) as the 116th campus of the state’s community college system.

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SCCCD MEDIA COVERAGE JUNE 2020

Jul 6, 2020

SCCCD MEDIA COVERAGE JUNE 2020

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Message from Chancellor Parnell regarding DACA

Jun 19, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that the White House may not shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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A Message from Chancellor Dr. Paul Parnell

Jun 3, 2020

State Center Community College District joins with millions of people across our nation to condemn the violent and needless death of George Floyd.

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The preliminary injunction motion will be heard on June 9.

May 22, 2020

State Center Community College District joined the California Community Colleges in filing a suit against the Secretary of Education for her arbitrary exclusion of hundreds of thousands of California community college students from access to CARES Act e...

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

Fall Semester

May 20, 2020

State Center Community College District has reached a decision on the fall semester. Fall classes will primarily be taught online with a few limited courses that require face-to-face interaction.

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

Thank you for supporting the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Students

May 19, 2020

With your support the State Center Community College Foundation was able to award over $85,000 to support our students in need who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

SCCCD Media Coverage 2020

May 14, 2020

SCCCD Media Coverage 2020

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Update from Chancellor

Apr 13, 2020

State Center Community College District Dr. Paul Parnell provides an update for our college community.

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Chancellor's Memo to Our Community Partners

Apr 3, 2020

As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, our thoughts surround the physical health of our students, faculty, staff, and community.

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Chancellor's Update on District Efforts

Apr 2, 2020

Chancellor Dr. Paul Parnell provides a brief update on district efforts to remotely serve our student's educational needs while working from home.

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Important Update - Fall 2020 Registration

Mar 30, 2020

On April 1, we will begin sending new registration dates for summer 2020 only. Please continue to check your student email and student portal regularly for the latest updates.

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Chancellor's Update on COVID-19 Situation

Mar 24, 2020

Dr. Paul Parnell provides a brief update on State Center Community College District's response to the COVID-19 Situation.

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IMPORTANT CHANGES Online Classes/ Apply for Graduation

Mar 23, 2020

We will continue to offer all classes online through the remaining of the spring and summer semesters.

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Chancellor's Memo to our Community Partners

Mar 19, 2020

This is a very challenging time, as the higher educational system responds to COVID-19. As a valued partner we want to let you know about the changes that are taking place.

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

Shelter in Place Order

Mar 18, 2020

Fresno City Council issued a “Shelter in Place” order which begins tonight at midnight through March 31, 2020. Although all of our colleges are not in the City of Fresno, we will have a uniform response and adhere to the Shelter in Place order at all of...

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

State Center Community College Campuses Remain Open With Temporary Instruction Changes

Mar 13, 2020

While there are currently no community transmitted cases of COVID-19 in Fresno and Madera counties, State Center Community College District is planning to make some changes in response to the growing threat of coronavirus.

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

Coronavirus - Confirmed Cases in Fresno and Madera Counties

Mar 8, 2020

As concerns about the Coronavirus emerge, please know that State Center Community College District is in contact with the California Community Colleges State Chancellor’s Office, Governor’s Office, federal, state and local health officials.

Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor

Coronavirus

Mar 6, 2020

The development of COVID-19, or Novel Coronavirus, that is spreading throughout the world is a concern we all share. It is important for you to know that the District is monitoring this emerging matter.

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Clovis Community College named a “2019 Champion of Higher Education"

Oct 25, 2019

Out of 115 California community colleges, Clovis Community College is one of 12 to earn this prestigious recognition.

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Board President Deborah J. Ikeda Elected to National Diversity Committee

Oct 24, 2019

State Center Community College District Board President Deborah J. Ikeda was elected to The Association of Community College Trustees Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee as the Pacific Region Representative.

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Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

Oct 24, 2019

State Center Community College District is now accepting applications for the Measures C and E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.

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Special Immigrant Status and Refugees

Mar 5, 2019

Under Education Code section 68075.6, Special Immigrant Visa holders and refugees who settled in California upon entering the United States may not have to pay nonresident tuition fees.

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Solar Project Update

Dec 17, 2018

Construction of the multi-campus solar project is near completion.

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Ronald Nishinaka Named Best Trustee In Pacific Region

Oct 26, 2018

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has named State Center Community College Trustee Ronald H. Nishinaka the recipient of the Trustee Leadership Award for the Pacific Region.

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Nishinaka Receives Outstanding Horticulture Education Award

Oct 17, 2018

State Center Community College District Trustee, Ronald H. Nishinaka, has received the Outstanding Horticulture Education Award from the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers (CANGC).

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Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

Oct 11, 2018

The State Center Community College District is now accepting applications for the Measure C and E Citizen's Bond Oversight Committee.

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Notice of Public Hearing

Jun 22, 2018

At the July 3, 2018 meeting, the Board will hold a public hearing on and consider a resolution to adopt an easement dedication required by Education Code sections 81310 and 81312 regarding easement dedication for secondary education.

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Central Valley Promise

May 31, 2018

California College Promise Innovation Grant Program

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Solar Project

Apr 6, 2018

Solar installation for Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, and Madera Community College Center.

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New Website Overview

Sep 26, 2017

New website timeline; watch it be built. Provide feedback.

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Scholarship to Renew DACA Permit

Sep 15, 2017

Apply now for $495 scholarship to renew your DACA permit by the October 5, 2017 deadline.

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Trump Administration Changes to DACA Program

Sep 7, 2017

Attorney General Sessions announced that the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program will be ending in six months.